Fire Inspection & Permits
In order for the permit to be issued, one set of electronic documents of the entire submittal must be provided.
Applications for plan review will be accepted by the City of Black Hawk Planning Department Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.
Applications can be obtained in person or by calling 303-582-2243
In order to avoid delays in the plan review process, please provide the Planning Department staff with a complete detailed description of the proposed project when requesting the application.
A minimum of three (3) sets of stamped drawings must accompany the application. This requirement may vary depending on the size and type of project. Please confirm with the fire code official.
Only complete applications will be reviewed. Incomplete applications will delay the plan review process.
Black Hawk Fire Department will then review all aspects of the project for conformance with the fire codes as adopted by the City of Black Hawk.
Black Hawk Fire Department will develop a plan review report outlining the necessary changes to bring the construction documents into compliance with the applicable codes.
Upon request, Black Hawk Fire Department will meet with the applicant or designer/contractor before, during and after the plan review to clarify and assist in bringing the plans into compliance.
During construction of the project, Black Hawk Fire Department will also review plan revisions and can conduct reviews of deferred submittals.
Plan review fee will be included in the permit fee.
All contractors and subcontractors must be licensed through the City Clerk's office 303-582-2212.
Fire Inspections will be conducted Monday through Friday.
All inspections must be scheduled 5 days in advance. Inspections received after 5:00 p.m. in accordance with the 5-day requirement will be processed on the next business day.
Any inspection requests outside of the designated business hours will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
The following information must be included with the inspection request:
- Permit number
- Property address and location of work area
- Type of inspection required
- Contact name and telephone number
****Incomplete information will delay the inspection process****
During the inspection, a person familiar with the inspection requested must be present.
All inspections will be conducted in accordance with the fire codes adopted by the City of Black Hawk.
Black Hawk Fire Department will produce an inspection report for each inspection conducted at the site.
Follow-up inspections will be conducted to confirm that discrepancies noted in previous reports were corrected for conformance with applicable codes.
The Fire Permit Inspection Record SHALL BE returned by the applicant to the City of Black Hawk Planning Department at the completion of the Final Inspection.
THE PERMIT INSPECTION RECORD: PERMIT AND APPROVED PLANS SHALL BE ON-SITE AND AVAILABLE FOR THE INSPECTOR; Failure to have the approved plans will result in a dismissed inspection.